Dozens of people have been arrested throughout Pegu division for having alleged connections with the anti-Muslim riots that rocked the region last month
Mobs ransacked a mosque and assaulted houses owned by Muslims in Pegu division’s Zigon today as the country continues to reel from the spread of sectarian violence
Elephant poaching in Burma is on the rise amid an increasing demand for ivory and other products made from elephant parts, such as its skin, which is used in traditional medicine.
The victim, a young woman, was allegedly murdered by her lover, an air force serviceman, in Okshitpin town on 30 September.
A truck transferring female inmates between Prome and Thayet prisons in Pegu Division has crashed on a highway, leaving one dead.
The incident is the latest in a spate of violent confrontations between law enforcement officials and illegal loggers in Kyauktaga Township.